Privacy Policy

This site is co-run by Free Press and the Electronic Frontier Foundation. We value your support and we are committed to protecting your privacy. Our site is a safe environment for anyone who visits. The purpose of this statement is to share with you our policy concerning your privacy.

What information do we collect and how do we use it?

When you visit our web site, we collect some non-identifying basic information. This includes total number of visitors, pages viewed, and other non-identifying information. We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer our web site. We use the IP addresses collected in aggregate to determine what proportion of visitors are visiting from AOL.


Our site provides users the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from us at the point where we provide information to the user. Or, you can send email to: info [AT] dearaol [DOT] com


We will never send unsolicited e-mail. If you have subscribed to an e-mail newslist and wish to be removed from the list, you can select the opt-out option on communication received from us or send an email to: info [AT] dearaol [DOT] com

You may also correct or change your contact information by sending an email to: info [AT] dearaol [DOT] com

Do we share your information?

All functions for which this site uses your contact information are clearly spelled out. For instance, we use visitor contact information from the letter form to send users -- at their request - information, research and updates. If you choose to receive news by e-mail, you may opt-out of receiving future mailings at any time; see the unsubscribe section above.

We do not share your personal information with any third party. It is our policy not to sell, trade, or rent your personal information to anyone.

Other Sites

This site contains links to other sites. The DearAOL Coalition is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such web sites.

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this web site, you can contact: info [AT] dearaol [DOT] com